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Minor League suspensions in 2014

Players who have violated Minor League drug program
January 2, 2014

Players who violate the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program are subject to suspensions from the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball. Players who test positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance or test positive twice for a drug of abuse can receive a 50-game suspension. Players who refuse to take a drug test may also be subject to disciplinary actions. 

Date Player Name Pos Substance/Violation Affiliate
Jan. 2 Carlos Ramirez C Drug of abuse (third violation) ** Angels
Jan. 4 Eddie Rosario 2B Drug of abuse Twins
Jan. 9 D.J. Driggers OF Drug of abuse Free agent
Jan. 9 Yonquelys Martinez RHP Stanozolol Free agent
Jan. 10 Marco Guzman 2B Nandrolone Giants
Jan. 14 Will West LHP Amphetamine (third violation) ** Brewers
Jan. 16 Antonio Alvarez 2B Testosterone D-backs
Jan. 16 Daryl Thompson RHP Drug of abuse Free agent
Jan. 22 Andrew Pierce RHP Amphetamine Cardinals
Jan. 29 Chris O'Hare LHP Drug of abuse Phillies
Jan. 31 Ronny Fermin RHP Stanozolol Marlins
Feb. 12 Ronny Paulino C Testosterone ** Tigers
Feb. 12 Cavan Cohoes OF Stanozolol, Stenbolone Mariners
Feb. 14 Orinn Sears C Methandienone Braves
Feb. 20 Francisco Tena LHP Stanozolol Red Sox
Feb. 21 Rhyne Hughes 1B Testosterone ** Free agent
Feb. 27 Ryan Jones 2B Amphetamine Giants
March 19 Luis Pena RHP Boldenone Angels
March 24 Alex Colome RHP Boldenone Rays
April 10 Martire Garcia LHP Clomiphene Rangers
April 26 Jonatan Hinojosa 2B Nandrolone Twins
May 1 Manuel Montilla RHP Stanozolol Free agent
May 1 Euris Quezada RHP Stanozolol Free agent
May 5 Steve Geltz RHP Drug of abuse Rays
May 12 Rodney Daal C Drug of abuse Padres
May 12 Nick Fleece RHP Drug of abuse Free agent
May 16 Argeny Hiciano RHP Boldenone D-backs
May 23 Mikey Reynolds 2B Methylphenidate Braves
June 13 Eddie Gamboa RHP Testosterone Orioles
June 16 Miguel Pena LHP Drug of abuse (third violation) ** Red Sox
June 25 Adam Heisler OF Amphetamine White Sox
June 25 Tyler Ladendorf 3B Drug of abuse Athletics
June 27 Jabari Blash OF Drug of abuse Mariners
June 27 Jamal Austin OF Drug of abuse Mariners
June 30 Joel Pineiro RHP Heptaminol Free agent
July 3 Alfredo Aceves RHP Drug of abuse Yankees
July 7 Boog Powell OF Amphetamine Athletics
July 17 Ryan Adams 2B Amphetamine ** Free agent
July 28 Nick Delmonico 3B Amphetamine Brewers
July 30 Victor Joaquin RHP Nandrolone # Braves
July 30 Alvaro Silvestre RHP Boldenone # Braves
Aug. 1 Mark Williams RHP Amphetamine Brewers
Aug. 6 Jacob Dunnington RHP Drug of abuse Giants
Aug. 6 Cesar Mejia SS Boldenone # Reds
Aug. 12 Josh Sale OF Drug of abuse Rays
Aug. 15 Antonio Almonte RHP Stanozolol # Free agent
Aug. 18 Michael Clemens RHP Human Growth Hormone + Pirates
Aug. 25 Andy Beresford RHP Amphetamine Yankees
Aug. 25 Bo Thompson 1B Amtphetamine Yankees
Aug. 30 Ruben Alaniz RHP Drug of abuse Astros
Sept. 8 Justin Black OF Ampehtamine Braves
Sept. 11 Lenny Linsky RHP Drug of abuse Rays
Sept. 11 Tyler Gonzales RHP Drug of abuse Free agent
Sept. 16 Yeison Medina RHP Heptaminol Cardinals
Sept. 19 Shane Watson RHP Drug of abuse Phillies
Sept. 22 Johan De Jesus 3B Nandrolone Pirates
Nov. 11 Erwin "Alex" Real C Methylhexaneamine Twins
Nov. 14 Adalberto Mejia LHP Sibutramine Giants
Nov. 14 Luis Morel RHP Stanozolol # Free agent
Nov. 18 Ben McQuown OF Drug of abuse Free agent
Nov. 18 Dayton Alexander OF Methandienone,
Methyltestosterone ^
Free agent
Dec. 11 Rodney Daal C Drug of abuse** Free agent
Dec. 23 L.J. Mazzilli 2B Drug of abuse Mets
All suspensions are for 50 games unless noted. Biogenesis-related suspensions are not included as they were in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.* denotes 25-game suspension
** denotes 100-game suspension
^ denotes 76-game suspension
# denotes 72-game suspension
+ denotes 68-game suspension
List of 2012 suspensions
List of 2013 suspensions